Posts By: Patrick Corcoran

Another week, another windows story

Sony has stirred up the ire of theater owners with its plans to offer Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs to owners of Internet-enabled Sony brand Bravia TVs a mere 81 days after its theatrical bow. According to the Hollywood Reporter: Exhibition sources said Tuesday that at least four major theater chains were poised to… Read more »

Windows battle takes on a digital dimension

You don’t have to make a Federal case out of it. Oops..wait: In regulatory filing today, the Motion Picture Assn. of America, the chief lobbying group for the major studios, restated its support for a waiver of current Federal Communications Commission rules that would clear the way for a technology that would allow consumers to… Read more »

"This Is It" DVD after Christmas

The L.A. Times is reporting that Sony has agreed with theater owners to hold off on releasing the DVD for the Michael Jackson concert documentary, This Is It, until after Christmas.  Sony Pictures desperately wanted to release the DVD of the Michael Jackson concert movie “This Is It” for the holiday shopping season, but backed… Read more »